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Richard Luther EDWARDS

Regimental number64057
Place of birthIpswich, Queensland
Occupation Wheeler in a coal mine
Addressc/o M. Pardy, Campbell Street, Woonona, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20 years 7 months
Height5' 4.5"
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr John Edwards, Ipswich, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in Senior Cadets, 4 days A.I.F
Enlistment date28 June 1918
Place of enlistmentBulli, New South Wales
Unit name5th General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (New South Wales)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Darwin on 14 September 1918
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 2 August 1919
Discharge date21 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Delta', 2 August 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 3 September 1919; discharged Brisbane, 21 September 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, EDWARDS Richard Luther

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